President Kenyatta endorses Professor Wangari Maathai's book

November 12, 2018

It is a great honor to have H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta recognize the work and legacy of Nobel Laureate Prof. Wangari Maathai by endorsing her book "The Challenge for Africa"at the Paris #PeaceForumThe Heads of State attending the Paris #PeaceForum have been requested to endorse a book of their choice and President Uhuru Kenyatta choose “The Challenge for Africa”, a book describing environmental, social and economic challenges in Africa.

In the book, Wangari Maathai lays bare the complex and multi-layered culture of the continent, offering optimistic yet feasible ways to improve the quality of life that literally start from the ground up. Maathai analyzes the major impediments to development at three key levels--international, national, and individual.

By stressing personal responsibility, Professor Maathai focuses on what Africans can do for themselves to empower individual change at the community level